20-Dollar Art Show Tickets Go LIVE!

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  •  09.18.23
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm

20-Dollar Tickets go LIVE, September, 18! Update 9/18: Tickets are SOLD OUT! Tickets for the 20-Dollar Art Show go LIVE today, September 18, at 12:00 pm!  TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT! Check back for updates HERE. (more…)

Kids Camp Registration Opens!

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  •  09.15.23
     7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Kids Camp Opens TODAY, September 15 at 7:00 am! Registration link will be posted at 7:00 am. The registration link will be found at: https://highdesertmuseum.org/kids-camp/ (more…)

Silver Sage Winter Sale – LAST DAY!

  •  11.30.23
     10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Check out the Silver Sage Trading Winter Sale – LAST DAY! Get your year-end shopping going! Silver Sage Trading will offer 10% off most merchandise for all visitors and 20% off most merchandise for Museum members. You need not pay admission if your destination is Silver Sage Trading! (more…)

Exhibition Opening: Endangered in the High Desert

  •  11.11.23
     10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Endangered in the High Desert November 11, 2023 – July 7, 2024   It’s been 50 years since Congress passed the Endangered Species Act (ESA), a law that aims to protect vulnerable species from extinction. The ESA is often associated with the 1990 listing of the northern spotted owl. But there are other species in (more…)

Natural History Pub: Protecting Invertebrates

  •  11.06.23
     7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Natural History Pub: Protecting Invertebrates Insects and other invertebrates serve a critical role across global ecosystems. Invertebrates pollinate plants, control pests, cycle nutrients and provide food for other species. The application of pesticides, however, not only kills unwanted plants and pests but also harms beneficial invertebrates caught in the crosshairs. Please join Dr. Aaron Anderson, (more…)

The 20-Dollar Art Show Extravaganza

  •  10.20.23
     5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Bend’s biggest little art show is turning 10! Tickets are SOLD OUT! Check back later for updates!  The Museum is once again honored to host this year’s 20-Dollar Art Show, presented by Bright Place Gallery. Ever-growing and defiant in the face of inflation, this year’s event will feature thousands of pieces of original art by well (more…)

Museum and Me

  •  11.02.23
     4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for Museum & Me A quieter time for children and adults who experience physical, intellectual and/or social disabilities to enjoy the High Desert Museum after hours. Explore the Museum’s newest exhibitions and revisit your favorites. Sensory packs available to borrow with headphones, fidgets and more. 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm FREE for individuals, friends (more…)

Face to Face with Oregon’s Wolves: Expert Perspectives

  •  10.27.23
     7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

National Geographic Explorer and Photographer Ronan Donovan moderates a panel discussion exploring the complex relationships between wolves and humans in Oregon. Meet the Panelists: Cameron Krebs, Rancher Cameron Krebs is a recipient of the Theodore Roosevelt Genius Price (TRGP) for his innovation in creating the Mineral Bin. (more…)

An Evening with Ronan Donovan

  •  10.26.23
     7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An Evening with Ronan Donovan: National Geographic Explorer and Photographer Join the Museum in welcoming National Geographic Photographer and Explorer Ronan Donovan to celebrate the opening of the exhibition Wolves: Photography by Ronan Donovan. Donovan will share images he captured while studying wolves in Yellowstone National Park and Ellesmere Island in the Arctic Circle. Doors (more…)

Senior Day!

  •  11.29.23
     10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Visitors 65 and older are invited to enjoy the Museum for FREE. The Museum will also be open to the general public. (more…)